Kathleen Ballman

Kathleen Ann Ballman , DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC, CEN

Associate Professor of Clinical

Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing; Coordinator, Adult Gerontology Acute Nurse Practitioner Programs

Procter Hall
3110 Vine Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45221
Phone 513-558-5237
Email kathleen.ballman@uc.edu

Professional Summary

Kathleen Ballman, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC, CEN
Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing; Coordinator, Adult-Gerontology Acute  Care Nurse Practitioner Programs
CON Professional Studies Team - 0038
ballmake@ucmail.uc.edu 
 

Education

MSN: University of Cincinnati: College of Nursing Cincinnati, OH, 2005 (MSN/Adult Acute Care/Adult Primary Care Nurse Practitioner)

BSN: University of Cincinnati: College of Nursing Cincinnati, OH, 2003 (RN to BSN: graduated Magna Cum Laude)

Paramedic Theory for RN's: Clark State College Springfield, OH, 2000 (Paramedic Certification)

University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH, 1981 (Liberal Arts Courses--general courses taken to appy to a degree program)

RN: Bethesda Hospital School of Nursing Cincinnati, OH, 1977 (Nursing)

DNP: University of Cincinnati: College of Nursing Cincinnati, OH, 2012

Certifications

American Nurses Credentialing Center (Certification Date: 03-20-2006 ) - (Recertification Date: to 03-20-2021 )

Clinical Interests

Cardiology

Nurse Practitioner

Cardiovascular Disease

Positions and Work Experience

09-2008 -To Present Assistant Professor, Responsible for didactic and clinical education in the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program in the College of Nursing. Also clinical instructor for undergraduate students in adult health., University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

08-2007 -To Present Nurse Practitioner, Cardiology Nurse Practitioner Service, Provide continuity of care for clients with cardiac disorders, from admission through discharge and into the clinic setting as a member of the Cardiology Nurse Practitioner Service including assessment, history taking, diagnosing, planning and implementing care. Direct supervision of cardiac stress testing., The University Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

08-2007 -To Present Nurse Practitioner, Cardiology Nurse Practitioner Service, Provide continuity of care for clients with cardiac disorders, from admission through discharge and into the clinic setting as a member of the Cardiology Nurse Practitioner Service including assessment, history taking, diagnosing, planning and implementing care. Direct supervision of cardiac stress testing., University Internal Medicine Associates, Cincinnati, OH

10-2006 -07-2007 Nurse Practitioner, Heart Failure Specialist, Provides health care services that promote, improve and manage health care for the heart failure patient. Evaluates the processes involved in the continuum of care for the patients and families. Works collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team to care for the patient and their families during their hospital stay. Assumes the roles of educator, researcher and consultant for the patients, families and care team., Bethesda North Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

2001 -2007 Director, Bethesda Hospital Paramedic Training Program and TriHealth’s Emergency Medical Services Group. In addition to supervisory responsibilities, this position is accountable for educational programs curriculum development including initial paramedic education, continuing education geared toward EMS and nursing and assist with educational programs for the Core Trauma Team at Bethesda North Hospital. This department is part of Trauma Services and the position answers directly to the Trauma Medical Director., TriHealth, Cincinnati, OH

1996 -2001 Supervisor, Coordinator of Bethesda Hospital’s Paramedic Training Program and Supervisor for the Emergency Medical Services Group (EMSG). The EMSG is made up of EMS Coordinators for the four TriHealth Emergency Departments: Bethesda North, Bethesda Oak, Good Samaritan and Bethesda Warren County. Responsibilities included education coordination and public relations with the prehospital care community and TriHealth Emergency Departments., TriHealth, Cincinnati, OH

1993 -1996 EMS Coordinator and Paramedic Instructor, Combined role as a pre-hospital care liaison/educator/coordinator and a clinical instructor for Bethesda Hospital’s Paramedic Training Program, Bethesda North Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

1992 -1993 Interim Nursing Instructor - Level I, Clinical and lab instructor for freshman nursing students for 2 quarters., Bethesda School of Nursing/Cincinnati State College, Cincinnati, OH

1987 -1993 Emergency Department Charge Nurse, Responsible for the direct front line management of an ED with a census of 50,000 patients a year, 30% of which were pediatric patients. Responsible for selection and orientation of all new employees., Bethesda North Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

1977 -1987 Critical Care Nursing/Part-Time Charge Nurse/Staff Nurse, When not functioning as a staff nurse, role varied by either taking responsibility for the care and treatment of critical patients held in the ED while waiting for bed assignments. Also served as a relief charge nurse between 1985 through 1987, Bethesda North Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

01-15-2010 -To Present Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Department, Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

Research Support

Grant: #D09HP25922 Investigators:Ballman, Kathleen; Beery, Theresa; Colella, Christine; Gunderson, Anne; Sauntry, Sarah 07-01-2013 -06-30-2016 Health Resources and Services Administration Developing Interactive Case Studies for Interprofessional Healthcare Education: GRANT 11307204, HRSA 104619 Role:Collaborator $288,506.00 Active Level:Federal

Publications

Published Abstracts

Ballman, K.; Sostok, M.; Colella, C.; Beery, T (2015. ) : Interactive Case Studies: An Innovative Use of Standardized Patients for Distance Learners. Abstracts to be Presented at the 16th Annual International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare: January 16th ­ 20th, 2016 San Diego, CA. .[Abstract]The Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare, 10 (6 ) ,Co-Author

Peer Reviewed Publications

Alhaj Ali, Abeer; Miller, Elaine; Ballman, Kathleen; Bakas, Tamilyn; Geis, Gary; Ying, Jun (2020. ) The impact of debriefing modalities on nurse practitioner students' knowledge and leadership skills in managing fatal dysrhythmias: A pilot study.Nurse education in practice, , 42 ,102687 More Information

Ballman, K., Carpenter, D., Colella, C., Lynch-Smith, D., Miley, H., & Johansson, M. (2020. ) Choosing the right NP education: Prepare to meet your education and career goals .American Nurse Journal, , 2020-2021 Education and Career Guide ,

Ballman, K., Carpenter, D., Colella, C., Lynch-Smith, D., Miley, H., & Johansson, M. (2021. ) Is becoming a nurse practitioner the right career for you? .American Nurse Journal, , 2020-2021 Education and Career Guide ,

Miniard, Jody L; Ballman, Kathleen (2018. ) Nurse Practitioner Triage of the Neurosurgical Patient: A Patient-Centered Care Delivery Model.The Journal of neuroscience nursing : journal of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses, , 50 (4 ) ,244-246 More Information

Tacy, R. M., Donaworth, S., & Ballman, K. (2017. ) Application of primary care guideline for chronic low back pain in the emergency department.Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal, , 39 (2 ) ,123 -123 - 140More Information

Ballman, Kathleen; Garritano, Nicole; Beery, Theresa (2016. ) Broadening the Reach of Standardized Patients in Nurse Practitioner Education to Include the Distance Learner.Nurse educator, , More Information

Ballman, K & Bell, B (2012. ) Residency prepared nurse practitioners: The solution to the shortage of cardiologists .International Journal of Nurse Practitioner Educators. , , 1 (1 ) ,

Tacy, Rebeca M; Donaworth, Sherry; Ballman, Kathleen Application of Primary Care Guideline for Chronic Low Back Pain in the Emergency Department.Advanced emergency nursing journal, , 39 (2 ) ,123-140 More Information

Ali, A.; Miller, E. and Ballman, K (2021. ) Acute care nurse practitioner students’ perceptions of a debriefing experience .AACN Advanced Critical Care, ,

Book Chapter

Ballman, K., Nicholson, M., Savage, C. L. (2020 ) Health planning in acute care settings. Public health science and nursing practice. .Philadelphia, PA, FA Davis (Co-Author)

Ballman, K., Scordo, K., King, J., Mitchell, D. (2019 ) Cardiology: Section II: Practice Questions-Clinical Judgement/Clinical Practice. Adult-Gerontology acute care nurse practitioner Q & A review. New York, NY, Springer Publication (Co-Author)

Ballman, K., Nicholson, M., Savage, C.L. (2015 ) Health planning in acute care settings. Public Health Science and Nursing Practice. .Philadelphia, F.A. Davis (Co-Author)

Marchetta, Mark and Ballman, Kathleen (2003 ) Chapter 5 Trauma Barron's How to Prepare for EMT Paramedic Exam .(pp. 113 -140).Hauppage, NY, Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

Additional Publications

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Ballman, K. (02-25-2010. ) Emergency Burn Care .Pre-hospital Care continuing educational offering at Golf Manor Fire Department, Cincinnati, OH.

Ballman, K. (01-28-2010. ) Bioterrorism .Pre-hospital Care continuing educational offering at Golf Manor Fire Department, Cincinnati, OH.

Ballman, K. (06-30-2009. ) Cardiology Boot Camp .Presentation for the Undergraduate Co-op students in UC's College of Nursing, Cincinnati, OH.

Ballman, K. (04-01-2009. ) 12-Lead ECG Interpretation, Part 2 .Pre-hospital Care continuing education offering at Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, OH.

Ballman, K. (02-19-2009. ) Heart Health .Given to Montgomery Woman's Club, Cincinnati, OH.

Ballman, K. (02-05-2009. ) Hemorrhage Control .Pre-hospital Care continuing educational offering at Golf Manor Fire Department, Cincinnati, OH.

Ballman, K. (01-05-2009. ) Biological Events and Psychological Aspects of Disasters .UC College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH.

Ballman, K (03-04-2008. ) Woman's Heart Health: Know the facts; Start the Prevention .American Heart Association to the Montgomery Mothers Club,

Ballman, K (09-21-2007. ) Heart Failure: What Every Nurse Needs to Know .BREATHE Conference, Cincinnati, OH.

Ballman, K (05-08-2007. ) Environmental Emergencies .University of Cincinnati, College of Nursing, Cincinnati, OH.

Ballman, K (04-17-2007. ) Understanding Heart Failure .Mended Hearts,

Ballman, K (02-07-2007. ) Heart Failure "From the Beginning" .Bethesda North Hospital, Cincinnati, OH.

Ballman, K (02-01-2007. ) 12-Lead ECG Interpretation, Part 1 .Bethesda North Hospital, Cincinnati, OH.

Ballman, K (08-02-2006. ) Carbon Monoxide Poisoning .Bethesda North Hospital, Cincinnati, OH.

Ballman, K (05-17-2006. ) Effects of Low Velocity Injuries .Quarterly Trauma Case Review, Bethesda North Hospital, Cincinnati, OH.

Ballman, K (03-17-2006. ) PowerPoint Does and Don'ts .Ohio Instructors and Coordinators Society, State Conference,

Ballman, K (03-01-2006. ) 12-Lead ECG Interpretation, Part 2 .Bethesda North Hospital, Cincinnati, OH.

Ballman, K (02-15-2006. ) Characteristics of the Trauma System in Ohio .Emergency Nurses' Association, regional conference,

Ballman, K (10-31-2005. ) Predatory Drugs 2005 .University of Cincinnati, Sexual Assault Awareness Week 05, main campus lecture, Cincinnati, OH.

Ballman, K. (01-2004. ) Heart Failure "From the Beginning" .General nursing continuing education at Bethesda North Hospital, Cincinnati, OH.

Ballman, K; Sampsel, D; Wagner, R. (09-23-2014. ) Deploying New Technologies to Enhance Simulation Experiences throughout the Academic Spectrum: Nursing Undergraduate through Post Master Courses .2014 Regional Simulation Conference: Creating New Directions in Simulation, Xavier University Cintas Center, Cincinnati OH. Professional Meeting. . Level:Regional

Ballman, K and Sampsel, D (03-27-2015. ) Importance of Introducing Telehealth into the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Curriculum .Ohio League for Nursing 2015 Education Summit, Columbus, Ohio. Conference. . Level:State

Ballman, K (05-20-2017. ) ECG Interpretation .PCNA Spring Learning Series, Cincinnati, Ohio. Professional Meeting. . Level:Regional

Ballman, K (05-05-2018. ) Non-valvular Atrial Fibrillation Screening .PCNA Spring Learning Series, Cincinnati, Ohio. Professional Meeting. . Level:Regional

Ballman, K (04-19-2019. ) 12 Lead ECGs: Quick Review: A systematic approach .Trends in Critical Care. Greater Cincinnati Chapter of AACN, Cincinnati, Ohio. Level:Regional

Ballman, K (03-17-2019. ) Apps for Practice and Productivity. .Mississippi DNP Institute: Enhancing DNP Education and practice through cultural awareness and interperfessional collaboration, Jackson, MS. Level:State

Ballman, K (03-17-2019. ) Using Apps in the Lab .Mississippi DNP Institute: Enhancing DNP Education and practice through cultural awareness and interperfessional collaboration, Jackson, MS. Level:State

Colella, C and Ballman, K (09-28-2018. ) Advanced Technological Teaching Strategies to Enhance Interprofessional APRN/DNP Education and Foster Collaborative Practice. .The Eleventh National Doctors of Nursing Practice Conference, Palm Springs, CA. Level:National

Ballman, K. and McKinney, S (07-17-2018. ) Clips app used in education .iCoN Symposium, Cincinnati, Ohio. Level:National

Ballman, K.; Dawson, S. and Ali, A. (07-18-2018. ) Simulation 2.0 .iCoN Symposium, Cincinnati, Ohio. Level:National

Ballman, K and Tyson, L (07-18-2018. ) Telehealth and Telepsych .iCoN Symposium, Cincinnati, Ohio. Level:National

Ballman, K (07-10-2018. ) Using Clips for Education and Learning .AACN Apple Bootcamp, Austin, TX. Level:National

Ballman, K (10-10-2017. ) A five-year review of the implementation of telehealth coursework into nurse practitioner programs .The National Telehealth Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio. Level:National

Ballman, Kathleen (06-25-2019. ) Apps for Practice and Productivity .. AACN Apple Bootcamp, Austin, TX. Workshop. . Level:National

Glazer, G.; Colella, C.; Rota, M.; Gormley, D.; Ballman, K.; Wagner, R. (06-29-2019. ) Innovative use of technology in pre-licensure education, graduate education, clinical practice and research .. 2019 QSEN International Forum: QSEN Rocks: Informatics and simulation to improve quality and safety education and practice, Cleveland OH. Workshop. . Level:International

Poster Presentations

Ballman, Kathleen; Sampsel, D (04-02-2014. ) "The Importance of Introducing Telehealth into the Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program .40th Annual National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty Meeting., Denver, CO. . Professional Meeting. . Level:National

Ballman, K.; Sostok, M.; Colella, C.; Beery, T (01-17-2016. ) Interactive Case Studies: An Innovative use of Standardized Patients for Distance Learnin .16th International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare , San Diego, CA. . Conference. . Level:International

Ballman, Kathleen; Sampsel, D (03-27-2015. ) Importance of Introducing Telehealth into he Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Curriculum .Ohio League for Nursing 2015 Education Summit, Columbus, Ohio. . Professional Meeting. . Level:State

Ballman, Kathleen & Colella, Christine (06-03-2016. ) Interactive Case Studies: An Interprofessional Collaboration .Tomorrow’s Coordinated Health Care System – Today, Xavier University. . Professional Meeting. . Level:Regional

Ballman, Kathleen & Rauh, Deborah (03-05-2016. ) Transitioning the Patient from Pediatric to Adult Cardiac Stress Testing Setting .Cincinnati Children’s Heart Institute: Clinical Exercise Testing and Therapeutics Symposium, Cincinnati, Ohio. . Conference. . Level:Regional

Ballman, Kathleen; Sampsel, D (05-06-2015. ) Importance of Introducing Telehealth into he Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Curriculum .the University of Cincinnati Research Week 2015, Cincinnati, Ohio. . UC. . Level:University

Ballman, Kathleen (01-28-2015. ) Importance of Introducing Telehealth into A Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Curriculum .Academy of Fellows for Teaching and Learning: Teaching Showcase, University of Cincinnati. . UC. . Level:University

Donaworth, S & Ballman, K (03-17-2017. ) . Enhancing self-perceived confidence and competence interprofessional staff in the cardiovascular stress-testing labs with NP driven educational programs and role modeling .American College of Cardiology Annual (ACC 17) Meeting, in Washington DC. . Level:International

Ballman, K (04-07-2017. ) Enhancing AG ACNP labs using technology .1st National Conference for Nurse Practitioners in Acute Care (NPAC) , Miami, FL. . Level:National

Lecture

– Ballman, K. and Bell, B (08-20-2012. ) “Nurse Practitioner Residency: The Solution to the Shortage of Cardiologist .London, UK. Conference. Level:International

Ballman, Kathleen (04-14-2012. ) A Standardized Cardiovascular Nurse Practitioner Residency Made into A Reality .Charleston, SC. Conference. Level:National

Ballman, Kathleen (03-20-2014. ) Infusing and Implementing Telehealth into APRN Curriculum .University of Cincinnati. Conference. Level:National

Ballman, Kathleen (04-15-2016. ) Exposure to Telehealth to Promote Interprofessional Collaboration .Seattle, Washington. Conference. Level:National

Ballman, K (05-17-2018. ) Telehealth: An Overview .Cincinnati, Ohio. Professional Meeting. Level:Regional

Symposium

Colella, Christine, Ballman, Kathleen & Donaworth, Sherry (04-15-2016. ) Collaboration of Interprofessional Faculty within a Multidisciplinary Team to Educate Interprofessional Students on Camus and at a Distance .Seattle, Washington. Conference. Level:National

Colella, C. Ballman, K & Donaworth, S (03-14-2016. ) Creating Experiential Learning with an Interprofessional Team: Target Distance Learning Students Taking a Differential Diagnosis Course .Clearwater Beach, FL. Conference. Level:National

Colella, C., Ballman, K. Willmarth, M. & Lewis, E. (04-04-2014. ) "Education Through Technology: Interactive Case Studies, Telehealth, and iPads; Oh my! .Denver, CO. Conference. Level:National

- Colella, C.; Ballman, K.; Rota, M.; Sostok, M.; and Donaworth, S. (01-19-2016. ) Experiential Learning with an Interprofessional Team: Target Distance Learning Students taking a Differential Diagnosis Course .San Diego, CA. Conference. Level:International

Glazer, G.; Colella, C.; Rota, M.; Gormley, D.; Ballman, K.; Wagner, R (06-29-2019. ) Innovative use of technology in pre-licensure education, graduate education, clinical practice and research. Cleveland, Ohio. Workshop. Level:International

Ballman, K & Wagner, R. (07-25-2017. ) The ultimate simulation experience .Cincinnati, Ohio. Workshop. Level:National

Ballman, K (07-26-2017. ) Learning to use technology: At any age? .Cincinnati, Ohio. Conference. Level:National

Ballman, K & Wagner, R. (07-26-2017. ) Leveraging technology in nursing education: Using iPads in simulation and more! .Cincinnati, Ohio. Conference. Level:National

Honors and Awards

2005 -2006 Lamber-Pautz Scholarship Bathesda School of Nursing Alumni

2005 -2006 Franz Scholarship University of Cincinnati, College of Nursing

2005 -2006 The Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year Award University of Cincinnati, College of Nursing

2004 -2005 Achieve Competence Today (ACT II) Scholar Sponsored by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in conjunction with the University of Cincinnati, College of Nursing, College of Medicine and The University Hospital

2003 -2004 George and Ester Spangler Scholarship University of Cincinnati, College of Nursing Type:Monetary

2002 -2003 Meredith Schriener Scholarship Bethesda Hospital Type:Monetary

2002 -2003 Charles Fleischmann Scholarship University of Cincinnati, College of Nursing Type:Monetary

2016 Distinguished Nurse Educator Award Part of the Nursing Leadership Awards Program of Mount St. Joseph University, Cincinnati, OH Status:Recipient Level:Regional Type:Recognition

2017 Apple Disguised Educator Award Awarded for use of Apple technology and innovation in education Status:Recipient Level:International Type:Recognition

2017 Yeaworth Outstanding Teaching Award Awarded at the University of Cincinnati for innovation in Education. Status:Recipient Level:University Type:Recognition

Student Advising

Arbogast, M. (Master )

Edwards, M. (Master )

Francis, L. (Master )

Harnden, J.

Huff, C. (Master )

Johnson, M. (Master )

Nieman, J. (Master )

Nies, E. (Master )

Reay, R. (Master )

Ruby, S. (Master )

Kleinfelder, S. (Master )

Faculty Representative in writing reference letters for students requesting my evaluation for Nursing jobs, co-ops, and various other nursing related opportunities

Service

American Heart Association Mini Marathon - Co-Medical Director Volunteer 1998 -2008

American Red Cross: Volunteer for Hurricane Katrina Relief 2005

Post Graduate Training and Education

02-17-2010A 39-year-old woman with unexplained fatigue, Pri-Med Institute On-line 2 CEU,

10-17-2009PCNA Conference: Stroke Prevention, CAD/CKD, Behavior Change Theories, Preventative Cardiovascular Nurses Association Savannah Center, West Chester, OH 3 CEU,

08-31-2009Prescriber's Letter: Pharmacological CME, Therapeutic Research Center On-Line 8 CEU,

05-29-2009-05-30-2009 Pri-Med Access Conference, Pri-Med Cincinnati, OH 13.5 CEU,

03-14-2009APN Symposium, University Hospital Cincinnati, OH 7.5 CEU,

03-30-2009Community Service, UC/CON Faculty Affairs Council Cincinnati, OH 1.5 CEU,

02-03-2009Disaster Preparedness: Emergency Response to Organosphosphous Poisonings, Postgraduate Institute for Medicine On-Line 1 CEU,

01-2009Novice Nurse Educator Institute, UC/CON Cincinnati, OH 20 CEU,

11-17-2008Generational Diversity, UC/CON Cincinnati, OH 1.5 CEU,

10-22-2008Pain Management, VITAS Trios, Cincinnati, OH 2 CEU,

10-2008-12-2008 Evidence Based Practice for the Nursing Leader, UC/CON Cincinnati, OH 30 CEU,

09-17-2008APN Education Series: APN Law and Rules in Ohio, CCHMC Cincinnati, OH 1 CEU,

01-26-2008Coronary Artery Disease 2008: Can we ID and treat the risk factors earlier and more aggressively?, Partners in Healthcare Education, LLC Cincinnati, OH 2 CEU,

03-2010APN Synposium, Multiple topics for the advanced practice nurse, UC/CON and UC Health, , UC College of Nursing

03-2010AACN Trends in Critical Care, American Association of Critical Care Nurses regional conference, AACN, , Cincinnati, OH

06-2010AACN-Critical Care Conference, American Association of Critical Care Nurses National Conference 17 CEUs, AACN, , Washington, DC

04-11-2012-04-15-2012 NONPF 38th Annual Meeting Revolutionary Ideas and Nurse Practitioner Education, National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty National Conference, NONPF, , Charleston SC

04-10-2012NONPF 38th Annual Meeting Pharm Update, National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty National Conference 3CEU, NONPF, , Charleston SC

09-15-2012PCNA Regional Program, Preventative Cardiovascular Nurses Association SW Ohio Regional Conference 3 CEU, PCNA, , Cincinnati, OH

NONPF October Webinar Criteria for Evaluation of NP Programs, National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty Webinar 1.5 CER, NONPF, , Webinar

10-23-2012Making a Difference in Health Outcomes: Leadership through Research, Making a Difference in Health Outcomes: Leadership through Research lecture 1 CEU, UC CON, , Cincinnati, OH

12-05-2012CVD Risk Reduction and Lipid Management: State of the Science in HDL Therapy, 1 CEU, Global Education Group/ANCC, , Cincinnati, OH

02-02-2013Schedule II Prescriptive Authority, Supplement necessary to maintain prescriptive authority in the State of Ohio 6 CEU, University of Cincinnati CON, , Cincinnati, OH

02-07-2013Evaluating Class Size and Online Education, 1 CEU, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, , Webinar

04-30-2013-05-02-3013 PCNA Leadership Conference, National Annual Conference and Workshop 17 CEU, PCNA, , Las Vegas NV

11-05-2013Current Guidelines for ATLS in the ED, Current Guidelines for ATLS in the ED 2 CEU, EM Medicine, , On-line

11-05-2014Traumatic Hemorrhagic Shock: Advances in Fluid Management, Current Guidelines for ATLS in the ED, EM Medicine, , On-line

11-05-2013Current EMS Guidelines: Traumatic CP Arrest and airway management, Current Guidelines for ATLS in the ED 2 CEU, EM Medicine, , On-line

11-05-2013Transient Ischemic Attack: An EB update, ED/NeuroCritical Care 4 CEU, EM Medicine, , On-line

11-05-2013Current Guidelines for the Evaluation and Management of Concussion in Sports, ED/NeuroCritical Care 2 CEU, EM Medicine, ,

12-02-2013Literature Review to Argument: Making your case for funding, Grant Writing 1.5 CEU, University of Cincinnati CON, , Cincinnati, OH

01-08-2014-01-09-2014 “NP education Today, NP Education Tomorrow”, Annual NONPF National Leadership Conference 12 CEU, NONPF, , Washington, DC

01-27-2014EBP for Developing an Education Program, Educational Development 1.5 CEU, University of Cincinnati, CON, , Cincinnati, OH

02-20-2014The use of Blood Products in the Critically ill Patient, ATLS Guidelines 3 CEU, EM Medicine, , On Line

02-20-2014Critical Care of Severe Thermal Burn Injury, ATLS Guidelines 3 CEU, EM Medicine, , On-line

Supportive Management of the Critical Illness in the Pregnant patient, Supportive Management of the Critical Illness in the Pregnant patient in the emergency department 3 CEU, EM Medicine, , On-line

02-22-2014“What Methodology Do You Select?”, Grant Writing 1.5 CEU, University of Cincinnati, CON, , Cincinnati, OH

03-19-2014Special Considerations for Adults with Congenital Heart Conditions, PCNA/CCHMC Topic 1.5 CEU, PCNA/CCHMC/UC/CON, , Cincinnati, OH

04-03-2014-04-06-2014 NONPF 40th Annual Meeting, National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty Annual National Meeting 19 CEU, NONPF, , Denver, CO

All together Better health, 7th International Conference on Interprofessional Practice and Education 1.5 CEU, ANCC, , Pittsburg, PA

09-29-2014Current Guidelines for the Management of Pneumothorax in the ED, ATLS Guidelines for ED 2 CEU, EM Medicine, , On-line

Evaluations for Program Grants, Grant Writing 1.5 CEU, University of Cincinnati, CON, , Cincinnati, OH

10-11-2014Preventative Cardiology Fall Lecture Series, Regional PCNA Conference 2.25 CEU, PCNA, , Cincinnati, OH

10-13-2014Coding Seminar- Session1: “30 Common E & M Errors that costs you money every day”, Lesson on how to code patient care/visits, University of Cincinnati, COM, , Cincinnati, OH

12-01-2014Brain Based Learning, Methods for education 1.5 CEU, University of Cincinnati CON, , Cincinnati, OH

12-07-2014An EB Approach to diagnosis and management of subarachnoid Hemorrhage in the ED, ED/NeuroCritical Care 4 CEU, EM Medicine, , On-line

02-02-2015-02-06-2015 3rd Annual Essentials in Primary Care Winter Conference, Updates on Primary Care 29 CEU, Continuing Education Company, Inc, , Marco Island, FL

04-08-2015PCNA Pharm Preconference, Pharmacology Update 7 CEU, PCNA, , Anaheim CA

04-09-2015-04-11-2015 PCNA National Conference, Preventative Cardiology Updates 19 CEU, PCNA, , Anaheim CA

05-16-2015Nursing Responsibilities under the Ohio Nurse Practice Act, Ohio Law Requirement 1 CEU, University of Cincinnati CON, , Cincinnati, OH

10-10-2015Therapies that Work: Translating Their Optimal Use into Clinical Practice, Optimal therapy for CVD CEU3.5, PCNA, , Cincinnati, OH

10-31-2015The Ohio ACC 25th Annual Meeting, State ACC Meeting 4.25 CEU, ACC Foundation, , Columbus, OH

01-16-2016-01-20-2016 16th International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare, Annual International Conference 2.25 CEU, Society for Simulation in Healthcare, , San Diego, CA

02-20-20162nd Annual Cincinnati Collaborative Cardiovascular Consortium, Cardiology Update, University of Cincinnati, COM, , Cincinnati, OH

04-13-2016-04-17-2016 NONPF 42nd Annual Meeting Crossing Boundaries in NP Education, Annual National Meeting 22 CEU, NONPF, , Seattle, WA

04-30-2016Beyond Statins: What Do We Know About Triglycerides Today?, Regional PCNA Meeting 2.5 CEU, PCNA, , Cincinnati, OH

06-21-2016Peer Review of Article Title: Improving Advanced Practice Nurses Assessment Skills Using Virtual Patient Simulation:For the Journal: Nurse Educator, 2 CEU for Journal article Review, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, , On-line

11-01-2016Optimizing Survival Outcomes for Adult Patients with Nontraumatic Cardiac Arrest, ED Critical Care CEU 4, EB Medicine, , On-line

11-14-2016Evidence-Based Management of Potassium disorders in the Emergency Department, ED critical care CEU 4, EB Medicine, , On-line

05-23-2017PCNA Spring Lecture Series, Preventive Cardiology Update 2 CEU, PCNA, , Cincinnati, OH

09-16-2017Engaging Advanced Practice Providers in Chronic Disease Management, Updates on Disease Management 6.25 CEU, Mercy Health, , Cincinnati, OH

10-07-2017PCNA Fall Learning Series, Preventative Cardiology Update CEU 2, PCNA, , Cincinnati, OH

10-17-2017Promoting the Health of People Living with HIV: It’s a New Day, Approach to caring for patients with HIV CEU 1, UC CON, , Cincinnati, OH

01-29-2018Emergency Trauma Care: Current Topics and Controversies, Vol. 1, ATLS Guidelines 18 CEU, EB Medicine, , On-line

02-01-2018Emergency Trauma Care: Current Topics and Controversies, Vol. 2, ATLS guidelines CEU 18, EB Medicine, , on-line

02-02-2018FAST Exam and Pelvic Trauma ED Eval and Manag of Blunt Chest and Lung Trauma, ED/Trauma CEU 8, EB Medicine, , On-line

03-10-2018-03-12-2018 American College of Cardiology 18, 67th Annual Scientific , Annual National Meeting, ACC Foundation, , Orlando, FL

04-04-2018PCNA 24th Annual Symposium Pharmacology Preconfer., Pharmacology Update CEU 7.5, PCNA, , Baltimore, MA

04-05-2018-04-07-2018 PCNA’s 24 Annual Symposium, National Conference CEU 17.5, PCNA, , Baltimore, MA

05-05-2018Screening for NVAF: Identifying the Undiagnosed pt, Update on Atrial Fib CEU 2, PCNA, , Cincinnati, OH

07-16-2018-07-19-2018 iCon Summer Institute, Innovation in technology to enhance education CEU 18.6, University of Cincinnati CON, , Cincinnati, OH

05-29-2019-05-31-2019 QSEN Rocks: Informatics and Simulation to Improve Quality and Safety Education and Practice, Updates on simulation CEU 11.5, Case Western Reserve Univ. Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, , Cleveland, OH

06-24-2019-06-27-2019 Using technology to enhance education and practice, AACN and Apple combined efforts to demonstrate technology in education CEU 13.25, AACN, , Austin TX

08-06-2019Ohio law update, Ohio BON requirement CEU 1, University of Cincinnati CON, , Cincinnati, OH

05-21-20102020 Virtual Cardiovascular Nursing Symposium, Cardiology update CEU 6.53, PCNA/AANP, , Virtual

03-08-20212021 Cardiovascular Nursing Symposium: Pharmacology sessions , Cardiology Pharm Update CEU 5, PCNA/AANP, , virtual

03-08-2021Making the Link Between Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease, PCNA Annual Conference CEU 1, PCNA/AANP, , Virtual

03-09-2021Acute Decompensated Heart Failure: A Pharmacotherapy Approach, ADHF update CEU 1, AACN/ANCC, , Virtual

03-09-2021Pharmacologic Management of Status Epilepticus, Update on SE medications CEU 1, AACN/ANCC, , Virtual

03-09-2021Treatment for Moderate to severe Asthma, Cluster headaches, IRB and Prediabetics, Monthly Prescribers Letter 1 CEU, TRC/ANCC, , On Line

03-09-2021EB strategies for pain control in ICU, Pain Control update CEU 1, AA, , on Line

Professional Affiliation

Honorary Membership Sigma Theta Tau, Beta Iota Chapter

Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

Preventative Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA) On the Executive Committee at the local level

Emergency Nurses Association (ENA)

Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses (OAAPN)

01-2009: Nurse Educator Career Development Pathway Novice Nurse Educator Institute 29NURS800, 2 Gr. Cr. Hrs.

09-2008 -12-2008: Course Work for the Pursuit of a DNP Evidence Based Practice for the Nursing leader 29NURS850, 3 Gr. Cr. Hrs.

09-14-2009: Workshop: Basic Instructional Technology Mini-Institute for UC Faculty Presentation topics included an introduction to electronic library resources, Blackboard, and MS Office basics, and an overview of technology resources available at UC.

02-2008: Workshop: One-day Instructional Technology Institute for UC Faculty

University Hospital: APN Symposium Committee

University of Cincinnati: Faculty Practice Council

Courses Taught

Winter Quarter 2010 ACNP Seminar 3/1 cr. Hr/Grad

Winter Quarter 2010 ACNP Practicum 3: Part 1 & 2 (with S. Donaworth)/8 cr. Hr/Grad

Winter Quarter 2010 ACNP protion of the Well Woman/Special Populations Course (5 weeks)/1/2 of 3 cr. Hr/Grad

Winter Quarter 2010 ACNP Capstone/1 cr. Hr/Grad

Autumn Quarter 2009 Advanced Acute Care Nursing II/2 cr. Hr/Grad

Autumn Quarter 2009 Advanced Health Assessment Lab/1 cr. Hr/Grad

Autumn Quarter 2009 ACNP Practicum II Part 1&2 (with S. Donaworth)/6 cr. Hr/Grad

Autumn Quarter 2009 ACNP Seminar 2/1 cr. Hr/Grad

Autumn Quarter 2009 Dysrhythmia Interpretation/3 cr. Hr/Undergrad

Spring Quarter 2009 Advanced Acute Care Nursing I/2 cr. Hr/Grad

Spring Quarter 2009 Primary Care of Episodic Illness (shared with Christine Colella, Denise Gill-Roflow, Sherry Donaworth)/3 cr. Hr/Grad

Spring Quarter 2009 ACNP Practicum I (with S. Donaworth)/3 cr. Hr/Grad

Spring Quarter 2009 ACNP Seminar I/1 cr. Hr/Grad

Spring Quarter 2009 ACNP Internship 4 & 5/1 cr. Hr each/post Grad

Winter Quarter 2009 Special Topic in Acute Care/3 cr. (1 cr-3 hrs lab) Hr/Grad

Winter Quarter 2009 ACNP Practicum III Part 1 & 2 (with Linda Baas) 8 cr. Hrs/Grad

Winter Quarter 2009 ACNP Seminar 3 (with Linda Baas) 1 cr. Hr/Grad

Winter Quarter 2009 ACNP Internship 2 & 3/ 1 cr. Hr each/post Grad

Autumn Quarter 2008 Acute Care Nursing II (with Linda Baas) 2 cr. Hrs/Grad

Autumn Quarter 2008 ACNP Practicum II Part 1 & 2 (with Linda Baas) 6 cr. Hrs/Grad

Autumn Quarter 2008 ACNP Seminar 2 (with Linda Baas) 1 cr. Hr/Grad

Autumn Quarter 2008 Nursing Care of Adults Practicum/3 cr. Hr/Undergrad

Contact Information

Academic - Procter Hall
3110 Vine Street
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45221
Phone: 513-558-5237
kathleen.ballman@uc.edu